Lottery fever hits Springfield, but the Simpsons are forced to forgo a lottery ticket, and many other luxuries, to pay for a life-saving operation for their dog, Santa's Little Helper. All their personal lives are affected negatively by the sacrifice, and they come to resent Santa's Little Helper. He runs away and is captured by Mr. Burns, who trains him to be a guard dog. Written by
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Homer says one of the bad Lassies is in doggy hell - the one that "mauled Jimmy." The boy on the old Lassie TV show was named Timmy, not Jimmy. See more
[Homer is reading a book called "Canine Surgery."
You are not going to perform that operation yourself!
But, Marge, it looks so easy! Like carving a turkey...
[flashes back to last Thanksgiving, him wielding the electric carver
... Maybe you're right.
References Fahrenheit 451
Peter and the Wolf
Written by Sergei Prokofiev See more